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Mount Harriet National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Mount Harriet National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India. The park, established in 1969, covers about 4.62 km2 (18.00 mi2). Mount Harriet (383 metres (1,257 ft)), which is part of the park, is the third-highest peak in the Andaman and …

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Orang National Park, Assam, India

Orang National Park, Assam, India

The Orang National Park, also known as (Rajiv Gandhi orang national park) located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, India, covers an area of 78.81 square kilometres (30.43 sq mi). It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared …

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Valmiki National Park, Bihar, India

Valmiki National Park, Bihar, India

Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the West Champaran district of Bihar state, India. The extensive forest area of Valmikinagar was previously owned by the Bettiah Raj and Ramanagar Raj until the early 1950s. Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) is one of the natural virgin recesses in east …

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Indravati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Indravati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Indravati National Park is a national park located in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh state of India. It derives its name from the nearby Indravati River. It is home to one of the last populations of rare wild buffalo. Indravati National Park is the finest and most famous wildlife parks of …

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Kanger Ghati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Kanger Ghati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Kanger Ghati National Park (also called Kanger Valley National Park) was declared a national park in 1982 by the Government of India. Among the various protected areas in the country, the Kanger Valley National Park near Jagdalpur, in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh is one of the most beautiful and …

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Nameri National Park, Assam, India

Nameri National Park, Assam, India

Nameri National Park is a national park in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India, about 35 km from Tezpur. Nameri is about 9 km from Chariduar, the nearest village. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. Together …

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Kahurangi National Park, Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast Regions, New Zealand

Kahurangi National Park, Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast Regions, New Zealand

Kahurangi National Park is a national park in the northwest of the South Island of New Zealand, ranging to near Golden Bay in north. It was gazetted in 1996 and covers 4,529 square kilometers (1,749 sq mi). It is the second largest of New Zealand’s fourteen national parks. It was …

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Mouling National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Mouling National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Mouling National Park is a national park located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, spread primarily over the Upper Siang district and parts of the West Siang and East Siang district. It was the second national park to be created in the state, after Namdapha National Park in 1972. …

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Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Namdapha National Park is the largest protected area in the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot and is located in Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India. It is also the third largest national park in India in terms of area. It is located in the Eastern Himalayan sub-region and is recognized as one …

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Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam, India

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam, India

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in Assam, India. It is located in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts and was designated a Biosphere Reserve in July 1997 with an area of 765 km2 (295 sq mi), including a core area of 340 km2 (130 sq mi) and a buffer zone …

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